Halloween is coming! Capture the Spirit at Oakland Cemetery

Halloween is coming! Capture the Spirit at Oakland Cemetery

Enjoy historic Oakland Cemetery after dark at Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tours, a seasonal tradition! A costumed docent guides you through the cemetery’s beautifully-lit Victorian gardens as you experience the stories of Atlanta’s sons and daughters come to life. Capturing the Spirit is held over two weekends in October: Oct. 21-23 and Oct. […]

Celebrate Father’s Day with Malts & Faults!

Celebrate Father’s Day with Malts & Faults!

Treat dear old Dad to a day of history and hops at a special Father’s Day edition of Oakland Cemetery’s popular guided walking tour, Malts & Vaults: Where Beer Meets History, on Sunday, June 19 at 5:00 p.m. The hour-long tour is available with advance ticketing only and spaces are limited. Tours will leave from […]

It’s back! Tunes from the Tomb at Historic Oakland Cemetery

It’s back! Tunes from the Tomb at Historic Oakland Cemetery

On Saturday, June 18, Arrested Development caps off a day of music and spirits benefiting HOF’s mission to preserve, restore, enhance, and share Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta’s oldest municipal burial ground. Voted “Atlanta’s Best Outdoor Fandango” in Creative Loafing’s 2015 “Best of Atlanta” issue, Tunes from the Tombs has grown to become one of the city’s […]

Oakland Cemetery and Red Brick Brewing partner on a seasonal brew

Oakland Cemetery and Red Brick Brewing partner on a seasonal brew

Historic Oakland Foundation (HOF) kicks off Oakland Cemetery’s fall special event season with a beer created in partnership with Georgia’s oldest craft brewery, Red Brick Brewing. Rosemary’s Boneyard Brew, a handcrafted blend of Red Brick’s Casual Session IPA and rosemary harvested from Oakland Cemetery’s grounds, will be available only at Oakland’s special events throughout October. The first casks […]

TA Live Scoop: On Sales This Week 8/31-9/5

TA Live Scoop: On Sales This Week 8/31-9/5

Parachute (Acoustic Show) – On Sale 9/1 10 AM EST Alternative Pop-Rock band Parachute will perform a very special all acoustic show at Vinyl in Atlanta, GA on Monday, October 5 at 9:40 PM. Tickets are $18 advance, $20 day of show. MAZE featuring Frankie Beverly – On Sale 9/3 10 AM EST Combining a […]

Event Preview: Tunes From The Tombs @ Historic Oakland Cemetery 6/13

Event Preview: Tunes From The Tombs @ Historic Oakland Cemetery 6/13

Boasting a locals-only lineup, Historic Oakland Cemetery’s summertime music festival Tunes From the Tombs returns for its fifth year on Saturday, June 13. Festival headliner Matthew Sweet will round out a day of genre-spanning performances from some of the South’s best bands. Sweet’s 1991 breakout album, Girlfriend, cemented him as a figure in the burgeoning Athens […]

TA Live Scoop: On Sales This Week 4/27-5/1

TA Live Scoop: On Sales This Week 4/27-5/1

Bear’s Den – On Sale 5/1 10 AM ET Bear’s Den, inspired by Maurice Sendak’s 1963 children’s classic Where The Wild Things Are, is the London based trio of Andrew Davie, Kev Jones, and Joey Haynes. They create music which dares to be both literate and profound while remaining universally accessible. They will be performing live at […]

TA Live Scoop: On Sales This Week 3/30-4/3

TA Live Scoop: On Sales This Week 3/30-4/3

ROAMtransmissions’ The Cryptophonic Tour – On Sale 4/1 10AM ET Explore the musical history of the Historic Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, GA for this one-day immersive arts event. The event will be on Saturday, May 2 and will feature the works of more than a dozen sound, multimedia and performance artists that are buried in […]

We Ain’t Afraid of No Ghost Tour!

We Ain’t Afraid of No Ghost Tour!

By: Molly Segers Sometimes half the fun of our job is figuring out how to do something new in the system. Oakland Cemetery’s Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween Tour and its multiple time slots per day gave us a great opportunity to flex our muscles and get creative to find the best way to […]

Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Cemetery 2013 Halloween Tours: October 18-19th & 24-27th!

Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Cemetery 2013 Halloween Tours: October 18-19th & 24-27th!

Historic Oakland Cemetery receives many visitors each day, but only at Halloween do the gates stay open after dark. Witness the magnificent final resting place of Atlanta’s sons and daughters during the Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Cemetery 2013 Halloween Tours. Join them this year and hear first-hand accounts about our city’s past, narrated by a host […]

Tunes from the Tombs Schedule and Info

Tunes from the Tombs Schedule and Info

Want a taste of Atlanta music? Tunes from the Tombs, June 8th at The Oakland Cemetery, is packing over a dozen ATL bands into one beautiful, historic location. Check out the schedule below and grab your tickets in advance. Creative Loafing Lion Square Stage: 6:15pm – Blair Crimmins and the Hookers – New Orleans roots/Americana/swing […]

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